Producer And Announcer, All Things Considered
Crystal Ligori is the producer and newscaster for "All Things Considered" and produces the weekly radio program "Literary Arts: The Archive Project."
Before joining OPB, Crystal worked the active rock station KUFO in Portland. In addition to her on-air role, she was the interim music director and hosted a weekly, local music show. Before moving to Portland, Crystal worked at modern music station KZZU in Spokane, Washington, and at student-run radio station KBGA in Missoula, Montana.
Crystal earned her degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Montana. While there, she earned a Society of Professional Journalists award for television feature reporting and a Hearst Journalism Award for broadcast news radio features. Crystal is also a freelance voiceover artist.
This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," authors Karl Marlantes, Elizabeth McCracken, and Daniel José Older discuss their works in conversation at the 2019 Portland Book Festival.
This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," features authors Casey Cep and Laura Prescott. They discuss their classic lit-inspired books with moderator Pamela Paul at the 2019 Portland Book Festival.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Amor Towles discusses his celebrated second novel, "A Gentleman in Moscow," with this lecture that explores the historical inspiration for the story and setting.
This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," The Atlantic staff writer George Packer shares from and discusses his recent biography, "Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century."
This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," features Margaret Atwood, acclaimed novelist, poet, literary critic, and activist in conversation with award-winning journalist and novelist Omar El Akkad.
Agriculture | NW Life | News | Food | local | Environment | Recreation
The Alliance for Coffee Excellence has spent 20 years helping farmers make more money for producing higher quality coffee. And they did it by putting coffee beans up for auction.
A bill to grant undocumented immigrants the right to an Oregon driver’s license is awaiting the Governor’s signature. For Juan Navarro's family, it represents a bit of freedom from a constant fear.
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After being legalized in the 2018 Farm Bill, many are calling hemp the crop of the future. Oregon State University launched the Global Hemp Innovation Center, and farmers are also racing to discover the opportunities–and the challenges–of cashing in on Oregon’s fastest-growing crop.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," David Wolman and Julian Smith discuss their book, "Aloha Rodeo," which spotlights Hawaiian cowboys and a hidden gem from Western America’s history.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," poets Shayla Lawson, Stephanie Adams-Santos and Jane Wong perform poems and discuss their work, from Literary Arts’ Poets on Broadway series.
For the first time in 19 years, the Portland Trail Blazers are in the Western Conference Finals. But the road to get there was rocky. Courtside reporter Brooke Olzendam explains what’s happened so far and what to expect next.